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  1. comfort foodnoun

    food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking


  1. comfort foodnoun

    Certain foods that people associate with their formative years, or with u201Chomeu201D; frequently simple home-cooked style food, and often the staple of diners and other informal restaurants.

  2. comfort foodnoun

    Food that one eats to feel comfort or alleviate stress rather than to receive nutrition.


  1. Comfort food

    Comfort food is traditionally eaten food, or simply provides the consumer an easy-to-digest meal, soft in consistency, and rich in calories, nutrients, or both. The nostalgic element most comfort food has may be specific to either the individual or a specific culture. Many comfort foods are flavorful; some may also be easily prepared.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfort food in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfort food in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of comfort food in a Sentence

  1. Maya Cooper:

    There are many items that we've had on the menu that were great tasting items but recently we've had a big sodium reduction, trying to get the sodium content on the space menu down, so we've had to reformulate a lot of those items, preserving the taste and the homely comfort food aspects of the food, while making sure that the nutrition is right where we need for it to be.

  2. Spangler Candy Company:

    Just when comfort food is experiencing a resurgence, Necco Wafers is back with that very kind of familiar, comfortable feeling we all seem to be craving, we are delighted to bring Necco Wafers back into production and to share in their sweet return with fans old and new.

  3. Stan Hays:

    Barbecue is comfort food, disasters are what we do, but our passion is helping people. ... For us, that's about both feeding those who are hungry and honoring veterans and those in the military.

  4. Dee Pernell:

    I think, for most people, comfort food is nostalgic, it's heavy ; it's warm ; it's comforting and it feels like a big hug.

  5. Suzanne Fanning:

    The desire for recipes with cheese – the ultimate comfort food – coupled with the continued craze for charcuterie boards, ensures that cheese will be the real winner of the big game.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. ambidextrous
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